Privacy Policy

Effective: January 21, 2011

Our Statement of Commitment to Your Privacy

We highly value your privacy. Rest assured that your privacy is protected when you visit our site, and as a show of this protection we give you, we provide you this notice where we explain our online information practices as well as the choices you can make on how your information is being collected and use. So that you can easily find this notice, we put it up on our homepage and at every point where we may have to request personally identifiable information from you.

What Information We Collect from You

You can be sure that we will not ask for nor collect any personal information from you when you visit our site. When you browse and search our site, we automatically gather and keep certain bits of information about your visit. However, this information will not identify you personally. The only kinds of information that we collect and keep about your visit are:

     • The Internet domain and the IP address that you use when you visit our website
     • The Internet browser and operating system that you use when you visit our website, as well as the screen resolution of your computer
     • The time and date that you visited our website
     • The pages you went to
     • If you accessed our website through another website, the address of the latter website

If you opt to send us personal information through email or attempt to contact us by any other method, we will only use the information that we receive from you to respond to your message and provide you with the information that you have requested from us. Other than to respond to you, we will not use the information that you have given us for any other purpose. We will not share the personal information you have provided us with advertising affiliates or any third party. Moreover, we do not create nor retain any profiles from the information you have given us.

We do use third-party advertising in order to service ads. These third-party advertising companies may use the information they gather about your visits to our website and to other websites so that they can provide advertisements of products and services that you may find relevant to you. If you want to know more about this practice and to know your options when it comes to preventing these third-parties from using your information, please visit this link.

We have partnered with Google for third-party advertising on this website. As a third-party vendor, Google makes use of DART cookies to provide ads on our website. You can choose to opt out of the use of these DART cookies by going to the Google ad and content network privacy policy page.

As you may have noticed already, our website contains many different links to external websites, and these third-party websites will also ask personal information from you. Before you submit any personal information to these websites, it is highly advisable for you to read their privacy policy first. You are no longer subject to our privacy policies once you click away from our website to visit another website. Instead you are subject to the privacy policies of the external website you have visited.

How We Use the Information that We Collect from You

We only use non-identifiable as well as aggregate data on our visitors to improve the design of our website as well as to share with our advertisers. For instance, we may inform an advertiser that we have had an X number of visitors open a certain page on our site. However, we will never disclose any snippet of information that can be used to identify specific individuals.

To emphasize, we never share nor use personally identifiable information that our visitors have given us online in ways other than the ones we have described above. In the event that we do need to share your personal information, we shall first give you an opportunity to opt out or prohibit us from using your information in this manner.

Our Commitment to Your Data Security

You can be absolutely sure that the information you give us is secure. We have established appropriate physical, electronic and managerial processes that will ensure that the information that we collect online is safe. We have done all means possible to prevent unauthorized access, to keep our data accurate and to enforce the correct use of the information that we have gathered online.

Our Commitment to Protecting Children’s Privacy

We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of very young children. As thus, we absolutely do not collect nor maintain information at our website from users that we have verified to be under 13 years of age. In addition, no part of our website is designed to draw the attention of anyone under 13 years old.

How Can You Access or Correct Your Information?

It is possible for you to access all the personally identifiable information that we have gathered from you. All you need to do is to email us. We implement this procedure to make sure that your information is strictly safeguarded.

Whatever factual errors that we may have regarding your personally identifiable information, you can have us correct it by sending us a request that clearly shows the errors in question. In addition, we shall also take reasonable steps to verify if the request indeed came from you before allowing any access or correction to the said information.
 

How Can You Contact Us?

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies as we have described here, please email us by visiting this link.